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My Diary For 2023

Every year I write a blog post about which diary system or set up I am going to use for the following twelve months. In recent years, I have moved away from a Filofax (I trialled something earlier this year - more of that in a minute) and fallen in love with the Hobonichi printed diaries. For the last two years I have used a Hobonichi Weeks as my personal planner and I won't be deviating from that this year. I have tried a Hobonichi Techo A6 a couple of times but have never managed to feel comfortable with it size-wise.  I have always lusted after the Hobonichi Cousin A5 as a main work planner so, this year, I have bitten the bullet at launch time and invested in my very first one. Hobonichi Weeks The Hobonichi Weeks is a slim diary with a yearly, monthly and weekly layout. The main section is a "week to view with notes" and there are an additional 70 note pages at the back. This year (2022) I used the "Mega" version which comes with almost three times as m

The Gallery : Another Celebration

Recently I have regained contact with one of my primary school friends, Stephanie.  We were having a bit of a catch up and I directed her to my "Old Photos" album on Facebook, where she featured in a couple of the pictures.

She responded by immediately uploading some pictures of her tenth birthday party.
Don't we look just lovely?

(l-r) Frances, me, Tara, Steph, Rachel
(back) Steph's two brothers
Thinking back, this was one of the last birthday parties we were all together.  When we left primary school the following summer, Frances went to one school, myself and Tara when to another and Steph went to a third.  Rachel was a year younger than us so stayed on at primary school for her final year.

Photo Credit: Steph Curtis 
(well, one of her parents really...)
and this is Steph's Blog - go and have a look!

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The Sticky Fingers Gallery prompt this week was "A Celebration" even though we had the exact same prompt back in September.  Tara appears to be getting a little forgetful in her old age...  
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